For Immediate Release
January 7, 2015
Arrest for Drugs During a Traffic Stop
Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:
Sheriff Jimmy Harris states that on January 6th deputies did a routine traffic stop on County Road 85. Deputies got consent to search the vehicle and during the search methamphetamine was found. The Drug Task Force was called in and the driver Steven Ray Mitchell, 37 of Rainsville, was arrested for an outstanding warrant and was charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance. One of the passengers Shacota Hill, 23 of Dutton was also arrested due to an outstanding warrant in Jackson County and is being held at the DeKalb County Detention Center. Mitchell was transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center where he awaits bond.
Sheriff Jimmy Harris says he “appreciates the good job our officers are doing as they continue to deal with illegal drugs in our county.”
Steven Ray Mitchell